Kelowna City View at Dilworth Mountain

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Author
Carla Bechard

A transplant to the Okanagan from Saskatchewan, Carla works with travel media at Tourism Kelowna. Connecting with passionate Kelowna business operators and introducing them to journalists to share their stories is her favourite thing about her job. When not working, Carla visits the many wineries, breweries, restaurants and trails in and around Kelowna, often with her dog in tow. 

Tourist in Your Own Town: Pandosy

3 min read

I moved to Kelowna from the prairies and since arriving here I can’t get enough of the amazing views, hiking trails, great wineries, restaurants and breweries, and the friendly people in the city. The weather has also been quite a treat! With all that being said, until recently, I hadn’t had the chance to really explore the Pandosy area, but now I have and here are some of my favourite things about the area…

Local Love for Kelowna: Rawle James

3 min read

Fruitful in Unity is what the City of Kelowna’s Coat of Arms proclaims and what Rawle James believes. At once a poet, life coach, and community servant, Rawle has embraced Kelowna since arriving in the city 16 years ago from Toronto and declares it, “The best move I’ve ever made.”…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: Get Outside Every Day

4 min read

Sitting on the shores of Okanagan Lake and surrounded by mountains, Kelowna is the perfect place for those that want to spend time outdoors. The valley creates a microclimate, which means our autumn weather lasts longer and our winters are much milder than other parts of Canada. So, it’s time to start slotting outdoor adventures into your extended stay itinerary.…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: What You Need to Know

2 min read

It’s time to start planning your extended stay in our four-season playground. In Kelowna, you'll find great weather throughout the year (with mild weather in the fall and winter), a variety of activity options, and plenty of amenities that will make your stay stress free! Here’s what you need to know to get started…

5 Trail Safety Tips

2 min read

Kelowna has many paths and trails to explore in and around the city. If you’re planning to explore our outdoor playground, be sure to review and follow these tips before heading out…